1997 Intercontinental Cup

The 1997 Intercontinental Cup was an association football match played on 2 December 1997 between Borussia Dortmund, winners of the 1996–97 UEFA Champions League, and Cruzeiro, winners of the 1997 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the neutral venue of the National Stadium in Tokyo in front of 46,953 fans. Andreas Möller was named as man of the match.[1]

1997 Intercontinental Cup
ToyotaCup1997.jpg
Match programme cover
Date2 December 1997
VenueNational Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the MatchAndreas Möller
(Borussia Dortmund)[1]
RefereeJosé García-Aranda (Spain)
Attendance46,953[1]
1996
1998

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
  Borussia Dortmund 1996–97 UEFA Champions League winners None
  Cruzeiro 1997 Copa Libertadores winners 1976

VenueEdit

 
The National Stadium in Tokyo hosted the match

Match detailsEdit

Borussia Dortmund  2–0  Cruzeiro
Zorc   34'
Herrlich   85'
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Borussia Dortmund
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cruzeiro
GK 1   Stefan Klos
RB 7   Stefan Reuter (c)   54'
CB 27   Wolfgang Feiersinger
CB 5   Júlio César
LB 17   Jörg Heinrich
DM 4   Steffen Freund
CM 19   Paulo Sousa
CM 8   Michael Zorc   80'
AM 10   Andreas Möller   18'
CF 9   Stéphane Chapuisat   75'
CF 11   Heiko Herrlich   83'
Substitutes:
GK 12   Wolfgang de Beer
DF 16   Martin Kree
DF 23   Jörg Sauerland
MF 2   Knut Reinhardt
FW 20   Scott Booth
FW 24   Harry Decheiver   75'
FW 30   Jovan Kirovski   80'
Manager:
  Nevio Scala
 
GK 1   Dida
RB 2   Vítor   15'   66'
CB 13   João Carlos
CB 4   Gonçalves
LB 6   Elivélton
DM 5   Fabinho
DM 8   Ricardinho
AM 9   Cleisson (c)
AM 10   Roberto Palacios   64'
CF 7   Bebeto
CF 11   Donizete
Substitutes:
GK 12   Jean
DF 14   Nonato
DF 16   Alberto
DF 23   Gelson Baresi
MF 18   Marcelo Ramos   64'
MF 19   Donizete Amorim
FW 17   Geovanni
Manager:
  Nelsinho Baptista

Man of the Match:
Andreas Möller (Borussia Dortmund)[1]

Assistant referees:
Jeon Young-Hyun (South Korea)
Yoshikazu Hiroshima (Japan)
Fourth official:
Masayoshi Okada (Japan)

Match rules

Match Ball

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Toyota Cup – Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 14 April 2009. Retrieved 28 August 2014.

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